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A rare example of a 105th madras light infantry helmet plate, comprising of a rich gilt eight pointed star, the topmost point displaced by a Victoria crown. Surmounted on the star is a gilt laurel wreath and to the centre is a coiled bugle horn nestling on sprays of laurel and palm. The centre of the horn has floral numerals “105” on a ground of black velvet
A scarce 1878 pattern, 108th Madras infantry regiment helmet plate. A gilt eight pointed Victoria crowned star surmounted by twin gilt laurel wreaths. To the centre there is a floriated ‘108’ on a lush deep red velvet ground all lying within a raised strap inscribed ‘Madras Infantry’. To the base of the outer wreath there is a scroll which is inscribed ‘Central India’
A 17th Leicestershire Regiment Officers Belt Clasp. The clasp has matching benchmarks to both halves, the female outer circlet is inscribed with the regiments name “Leicestershire Regiment” the male side of the clasp has a fine seeded gilt centre mounted with a silver Victoria crown over a slender Royal Tiger with the number “17” below.
A fine die pressed 19th Lambeth Surrey rifle volunteers shako plate. The plate is of a blackened brass example of an eight pointed star with the topmost point displaced by a Victoria crown. The star is surmounted with a circlet which is inscribed “Surrey Rifle Volunteers” and to the centre is a strung bugle with Roman numerals “XIX” between the strings.
A fine and scarce 1st Fifeshire rifle volunteer corps helmet plate. A silvered example being of a Victoria crowned eight pointed star back plate mounted with a laurel wreath and strap inscribed “1st Fifeshire Rifle Volunteer Corps”.
A very fine and scarce die-stamped 1st Kings Royal Rifles Pouch Belt Plate, of a Maltese cross surmounted by a tablet and King’s crown, the tablet inscribed with “celer et audax” with lions in the voids standing on a circlet inscribed “1st C.B. Kings Royal Rifles” and with a strung bugle to the centre
A very fine and rare example of a 1st royal Lanark militia shako plate. Silver metal back plate featuring a Victoria crowned star bearing a title circlet “1st Royal Lanark Militia”, to the domed centre is a triple headed thistle spray. The bottom star point has been officially shortened for use on the 1861 shako.
A very rare example of a 1st royal Lanark militia shoulder belt plate, comprising of a rectangular Victoria crowned gilt back plate, this mounted with a facetted silver background and this in turn mounted with a crosshatched St Andrew’s cross. To the domed centre is a three flower headed thistle
An extremely fine and rare officer’s 1st Royal Lancashire Militia Shoulder Belt Plate. A solid silver back plate, with a Birmingham hall marks for 1852. The back plate is overlaid with a facetted silver star, this in turn is overlaid with a gilt Victoria crown, bearing a green enamelled laurel wreath. To the centre is the red enamelled rose of the house of Lancaster.
A very fine and scarce 1st royal Surrey militia officers belt clasp. A white metal example with the female side circlet inscribed with the regiments name ‘First Royal Surrey’ the male side has a ground centre mounted with a crowned VR monogram, the two ends of the clasp have the standard pattern rococo ends.